Katie Galbraith, MBA, has been named president of Duke Regional Hospital, effective May 1, 2014. She has served as Duke Regional’s interim president since Sept. 30, 2013, and formerly served as the hospital’s vice president.
Since 2001, Galbraith has held various responsibilities at Duke Regional, from marketing and business development to hospital operations.
Prior to joining Duke Regional Hospital, Galbraith was the public relations manager for Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center. She has also worked in media relations for the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation in Williamsburg, Va.; as a reporter and freelance writer for The Cape Cod Times, The Virginian-Pilot, and Navy Times; and as a studio guide for Universal Studios Florida.
Galbraith graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and an MBA degree from Elon University. Galbraith is a member of the Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Read more about Katie's appointment as president in this news release.